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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Bringing together multiple sources of data and combining existing theories across language teacher cognition, teacher education, second language motivation and psychology, this empirically-grounded analysis of teacher development in action offers new insights into the complex and dynamic nature of language teachers' conceptual change. more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 31.29
While European languages have been quite frequently studied with respect to cultural-historical, sociopolitical and word-form-oriented issues, the study by Joachim Grzega is the first monograph that deals intensively with the search for commonalities of European languages with respect to the use of word-forms, i.e. pragmalinguistic aspects. The book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
Examines listening as both a means of achieving understanding and as a teachable skill. The underlying theme of the volume is that an integration of cognitive, social, and educational perspectives is necessary in order to characterise effectively what listening ability is and how it may develop. It introduces listening from a cognitive perspective,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources, experts, preservice teachers, their own practice, and each other. The teacher education professionals leverage their experience to offer theoretical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00
This chapter gives a brief overview of the main findings of the Study Abroad literature and situates the SALA Project against that background. It then provides suggestions for further research on some of the main issues that remain to be resolved: how do variables such as the social context of the Study Abroad experience or the researcher’s focus... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
Since the end of the 19th Century, phonetics builds up an international network. In France, two figures attract foreigners: Paul Passy, the leader of the renewal of foreign language learning through an oral approach and Father Rousselot, the undisputed father of experimental phonetics. This paper aims at recognizing the presence of Russian research... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
This volume addresses the need for a more considered and systematic approach to teacher education and training in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), in all its forms: Technology Enhanced Language Learning, Network-Based Language Learning, Information and Communication Technologies for Language Learning and so on. The 20 chapters of the book... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00
This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts.... more...